Grants, Awards, & Books

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Public Release: 23-Oct-2017
USDA grants to spur innovations to slash pesticide use
Federal grants fund environmentally-friendly pheromone pest-controls and strategy to increases fruit blossom bee pollination rates.
US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Contact: David Danelski
ISCA Technologies Inc.

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Public Release: 20-Oct-2017
APS March 2018 Meeting
Barry Simon wins 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for mathematical physics
AIP and APS announced that Barry Simon of Caltech is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, which is awarded annually to honor significant contributions to the field. In recognizing Simon, the two organizations cited him 'For his fundamental contributions to the mathematical physics of quantum mechanics, quantum field theory, and statistical mechanics, including spectral theory, phase transitions, and geometric phases, and his many books and monographs that have deeply influenced generations of researchers.'

Contact: Julia Majors
American Institute of Physics

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Public Release: 19-Oct-2017
New book explores chasing the American dream in rural trailer parks
In the new book, Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park, anthropologist and ethnographer Sonya Salamon and co-author Katherine MacTavish discuss how the American housing dream in rural trailer parks is often just that -- a dream -- that is rarely realized by those working poor families who call these parks home.

Contact: Stephanie Henry
University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

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